The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 26 47 37
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -10
Contract jobs citing TDD 7 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.90% 2.58% 3.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.87% 3.12% 4.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 12
Median daily rate £375 £433 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.29% +33.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £345 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £500 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.76 £36.98 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+7.53% -3.33%
TDD
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
181 321 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 75.10% 82.95% 75.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 201 190
Median daily rate £350 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £305 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £475 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 22 18
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.75 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.43% +17.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £31.60 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £44.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Somerset region citing TDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TDD across the Somerset region.

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

TDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

TDD
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton +15 5 £360 -16.03% 4
Bath +4 1 £410 -18.00% 9
Yeovil - 1 £425 - 3
TDD
South West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing TDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for TDD.

1 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (61.11%) C#
2 11 (61.11%) .NET
2 11 (61.11%) Continuous Delivery
3 9 (50.00%) Pair Programming
3 9 (50.00%) Scrum
3 9 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 9 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 8 (44.44%) Software Engineering
4 8 (44.44%) Unit Testing
4 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
5 7 (38.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (38.89%) NServiceBus
5 7 (38.89%) Line Management
5 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
5 7 (38.89%) Kanban
5 7 (38.89%) QA
5 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
6 6 (33.33%) Workflow
6 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
6 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (27.78%) BDD
7 5 (27.78%) K2 blackpearl
7 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (27.78%) Selenium
7 5 (27.78%) WF
7 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (27.78%) Java
7 5 (27.78%) SQL

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (38.89%) NServiceBus
2 5 (27.78%) K2 blackpearl
3 4 (22.22%) IIS
4 2 (11.11%) Apache
5 1 (5.56%) Alfresco
5 1 (5.56%) Apache Pig
5 1 (5.56%) Apache Spark
5 1 (5.56%) ATG Dynamo
5 1 (5.56%) JBoss
5 1 (5.56%) Liferay
5 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
5 1 (5.56%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (16.67%) Big Data
3 3 (16.67%) Hadoop
3 3 (16.67%) MongoDB
4 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
5 1 (5.56%) Apache Accumulo
5 1 (5.56%) Apache Hive
5 1 (5.56%) HBase
5 1 (5.56%) Neo4j
5 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 5 (27.78%) Selenium
4 3 (16.67%) SpecFlow
5 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
6 1 (5.56%) Artifactory
6 1 (5.56%) Bower
6 1 (5.56%) Gradle
6 1 (5.56%) Grunt
6 1 (5.56%) JUnit
6 1 (5.56%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (5.56%) Subversion
6 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
6 1 (5.56%) TestNG
6 1 (5.56%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Developer
3 4 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 4 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Java Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Java Software Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Software Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Developer in Test
5 2 (11.11%) J2EE Software Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Programmer
6 1 (5.56%) Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (5.56%) Java Server Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) .NET
2 9 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (27.78%) WF
4 4 (22.22%) Web Services
5 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 3 (16.67%) Gherkin
5 3 (16.67%) JSON
5 3 (16.67%) JSON-LD
5 3 (16.67%) OAuth2
5 3 (16.67%) RESTful
5 3 (16.67%) Spring
5 3 (16.67%) WPF
6 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
6 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (11.11%) J2EE
6 2 (11.11%) React
6 2 (11.11%) SAML
7 1 (5.56%) CSS
7 1 (5.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Semantic Web
2 1 (5.56%) Data Integration
2 1 (5.56%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (61.11%) Continuous Delivery
3 9 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 9 (50.00%) Pair Programming
3 9 (50.00%) Scrum
4 8 (44.44%) Software Engineering
4 8 (44.44%) Unit Testing
5 7 (38.89%) Kanban
5 7 (38.89%) Line Management
6 6 (33.33%) Workflow
7 5 (27.78%) BDD
7 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
8 4 (22.22%) Open Source
9 3 (16.67%) API Development
9 3 (16.67%) DevOps
9 3 (16.67%) High Availability
9 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
9 3 (16.67%) Test Planning
10 2 (11.11%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) C#
2 5 (27.78%) Java
2 5 (27.78%) SQL
3 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Docker
1 2 (11.11%) Shibboleth
2 1 (5.56%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Ansible
1 2 (11.11%) OpenAM
1 2 (11.11%) OpenSSO
1 2 (11.11%) Sun Identity Manager
2 1 (5.56%) Kubernetes
2 1 (5.56%) Mesos
2 1 (5.56%) Oozie
2 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) ForgeRock
1 2 (11.11%) Sun
2 1 (5.56%) ATG
2 1 (5.56%) VMware
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